The Research Group in Computational Linguistics at the University of
Wolverhampton (http://rgcl.wlv.ac.uk) is currently recruiting a
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Translation Technology (permanent). The
purpose of this post is to strengthen the research group by enhancing
its research and publications in the field of translation technology.
The appointed candidate will be expected to produce REF-returnable
outputs, attract external income, seek industrial collaborations, teach
at Masters level and supervise PhD students. He/she will join a
recently appointed research fellow and two PhD students in translation
technology. All these posts are part of a university investment in the
area of translation technology.
University of Wolverhampton
The successful candidate will hold a PhD (or equivalent) in a field
related to machine translation, translation memories or translation
technologies, and will have carried out research in the area at a
university, research institute or in a related part of the private
sector in the UK or abroad. They will be proficient in a range of
subject-specific skills and ideally will have experience in site-based
research settings. A background in computer science or programming
experience will be a bonus. The post holder will be able to demonstrate
the ability to work independently to develop new research and
contribute to collaborative projects.
The appointed candidate will have evidence of an individual track
record in research which is at the cutting edge of machine translation
and/or translation technology and is recognised internationally (e.g.
through publications in journals). They should have experience in
preparation of bids for funds from external sources which include both
UK and non-UK funding bodies. Candidates should have teaching
experience and a track record in supervising Masters students. For the
Senior Lecturer position, candidates are expected to provide evidence
of supervising students at PhD level and leadership skills. In
addition, they should have successfully bid for funds from external
How to apply:
Please mention NLP People as a source when applying
The applications should be made via the University of Wolverhampton’s
e-recruitment site: https://jobs.wlv.ac.uk/vacancies.html (Reference:
The applications should include an up to date CV and a cover letter
detailing their experience in the area and research plans for the next
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